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Why Should I Get Body Contouring?

Women and men who have lost weight, or whose weight has changed frequently over the years, may be interested in body contouring in order to obtain a more aesthetically pleasing appearance. For those in the Dallas, TX area, Kevin R. Hanz, M.D. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery can decrease fat, tighten the skin, and sculpt certain areas of the body. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kevin Hanz offers numerous body contouring options, including liposuction, breast lift surgery, fat transfers, and laser skin tightening treatments. Contact our office to schedule your body contouring consultation with Dr. Hanz today.

What are the benefits of body contouring?

Life events like pregnancy and drastic weight loss can change your shape and make you feel less than satisfied with your appearance. Small fat pockets and loose skin can be very difficult to resolve through exercise and diet alone. Body contouring surgery is a great way to achieve a more toned, healthy-looking you. Body contouring at Kevin R. Hanz, M.D. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery allows people of all shapes and backgrounds to feel great about themselves and their bodies again.

Would I Be Able to Have Body Contouring?

Body contouring may help someone who has sagging skin, deflated body parts (such as the breasts or buttocks), or fat in areas that are simply hard to lose. The lower back, hips, flanks (love handles), neck, and abdomen are common examples of areas where fat deposits can collect, causing unsightly bulges. Great candidates for body contouring in Dallas, TX are individuals who:

  • Are at a healthy and ideal weight
  • Are able to maintain that weight
  • Desire a tighter, more defined body
  • Do not have a medical condition that may impair their ability to heal

How Does Body Contouring Work?

At Kevin R. Hanz, M.D. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Dallas, TX residents can receive body contouring for troublesome areas of their otherwise healthy body. Many people consider body contouring on their stomach, waist, buttocks, hips, thighs, or arms to reduce areas of fat and create a slimmer or smoother appearance of a troublesome area. During your consultation, Dr. Hanz will devise a treatment plan for your desired outcomes and discuss realistic expectations. The goal during body contouring surgery is to create very small incisions that will remove unwanted fat and excess skin, leaving a slimmer, tighter appearance.

What Should I Expect with Body Contouring?

If you only received one procedure, you will be sent home to recover. In the event you chose to have multiple procedure, it could require you staying overnight. Dr. Kevin Hanz will discuss post-op scenarios with you as you create your body-contouring plan. Body contouring is meant to sculpt the body so you will start notice a slimmer, tighter body and a more defined physique within six weeks, while it typically takes 2 – 3 months for full results to be shown. Results should be long-lasting as long as you maintain your stable weight. Dr. Hanz will discuss follow-up appointments as necessary.

Frequently Asked Questions about Body Contouring

How much will body contouring surgery cost me?
The cost for body contouring will be based on what's included in your treatment plan. Once your plan is made, Dr. Hanz will be better able to estimate costs and discuss your options for payment. Kevin R. Hanz, M.D. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery accepts many payment types, including low-interest financing.

Will insurance pay for my body contouring surgery?
While most elective surgeries aren't usually covered by insurance, it is possible that body contouring could be eligible for insurance coverage if loose skin is causing medical problems. Coverage varies based on your insurance carrier and individual policy, but if you would like to submit an insurance claim, please let Dr. Hanz know during your consultation. A member of our team at Kevin R. Hanz, M.D. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery can help you work with your insurance for maximum coverage.

What will be part of my body contouring surgery?
The combination of procedures will be decided in your consultation with Dr. Hanz. Your body contouring may be done in stages based on your general health and how many areas are being addressed. Typically, the grouping will be with a combination of either the upper body parts (stomach, breasts, arms, face, neck) or the lower body (butt, thighs, hips, knees). This is done to minimize the possibility of complications, such as blood loss and infection. This also shortens the length of recovery. Dr. Hanz will discuss this with you while creating your treatment plan

Will I have scarring after my surgery?
In general, body contouring surgery will leave scarring. Many patients discover that once the incisions heal, they no longer worry about scarring as the benefits are so great. A skilled, board-certified plastic surgeon, like Dr. Hanz, will make every effort to hide the appearance of scars by placing the incisions in the natural skin folds. Topical creams might be recommended to improve the healing process. In time, the scars will lighten and blend in with your normal skin.

How long will my body contouring results last?
With proper care, your body contouring results will be long-lasting. To help maintain your results, you should maintain a healthy weight. Significant weight changes or pregnancy after your body contouring surgery can impact your results. Natural aging will continue so you will eventually notice loose skin again as you get older. Talk to Dr. Hanz about suggestions that can help your results last.

Redefine Your Shape

If you wish you had larger breasts, a fuller bottom, a smaller waist, or a tighter midsection, body contouring at Kevin R. Hanz, M.D. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery can give you the shape you dream of. We encourage you to call our Dallas, TX office to schedule a consultation to discuss your aesthetic goals so Dr. Hanz can design a tailored plan just for you. Our team looks forward to helping you look and feel great!

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